Extremely Rare Early WWII USAAF Women's Auxiliary Flying Squadron (WAFS) Pennant
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ARTIFACT: This is an extremely rare pennant for the United States Army Air Forces Womens Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS) from early World War II. Part of the Air Transport Command, the WAFS was established in September 1942. Its total membership at any given time did not exceed twenty-eight, and participants were picked from a pool of commercially-licensed female pilots with a minimum of 500 flying hours, along with other qualifications.
VINTAGE: Circa early World War II.
SIZE: Approximately 8 in height by 23-3/4 in total length (not including ties).
CONSTRUCTION/MATERIALS: Multi-piece wool felt.
ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VHDX12 LDGEX10/12 afwo20001wafs
CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The pennant shows little wear; there is one small moth nip area within the insignia on the pennant.
GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.